Shawnee Mission moves up last day of school — Here’s what you need to know

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Shawnee Mission announced a change in the last day of school, moving it up to May 19 from the originally scheduled May 24 for K-11 students and to May 18 from May 23 for pre-K students. Photo credit Juliana Garcia.

Summer break will start a little earlier than anticipated for students in Shawnee Mission, after the district unexpectedly announced late last week that the last day of school for the current school year will now be nearly a week earlier than originally scheduled.

New last day: Superintendent Michelle Hubbard, in an email announcement sent to Shawnee Mission families Friday, said: